NHS App

These digital tools meet NHS quality standards for safety, usability and accessibility and are being tested now with NHS patients to see if there is sufficient evidence to provide them an NHS stamp of approval.
Being tested in the NHS

Category: NHS services

Free

The NHS App lets you book GP appointments, order repeat prescriptions and access a range of other healthcare services. 

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Who is it suitable for?

The NHS App is for people aged 13 and over who are registered with a connected GP surgery.

You can use some of the app's features without your GP surgery being connected.

95% of surgeries are now connected to the NHS App.

How does it work?

With the NHS App you can:

• check your symptoms – find reliable NHS information on hundreds of conditions and treatments, and get immediate advice

• book appointments – search for, book and cancel appointments at your GP surgery 

• order repeat prescriptions – see your available medications and request a new repeat prescription 

• view your medical record – get secure access to your GP medical record

• register to be an organ donor – easily manage your preferences on the NHS Organ Donor Register

• choose how the NHS uses your data – register your decision on whether it can be used for research and planning

Report an issue

You can contact the NHS App team directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

The NHS App is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Page last reviewed: 24/01/2019
Next review due: 24/01/2022

Disclaimer

The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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NHS here stands for NHS Digital, NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England, NICE, MHRA, CQC, GPs and any other health professionals undertaking NHS-funded care. See full disclaimer